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Aliases for PLEK2 Gene

Aliases for PLEK2 Gene

  • Pleckstrin 2 2 3 5

External Ids for PLEK2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PLEK2 Gene

  • GC14M065358
  • GC14M061647
  • GC14M065843
  • GC14M066923
  • GC14M067853
  • GC14M048023

Summaries for PLEK2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for PLEK2 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene associates with membrane-bound phosphatidylinositols generated by phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase. The encoded protein then interacts with the actin cytoskeleton to induce cell spreading. In conjunction with complement component 1, q subcomponent, B chain (C1QB), this gene shows an increase in expression in melanoma cells and may serve as an accurate biomarker for the disease. [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2015]

GeneCards Summary for PLEK2 Gene

PLEK2 (Pleckstrin 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with PLEK2 include Pyosalpinx. An important paralog of this gene is PLEK.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PLEK2 Gene

  • May help orchestrate cytoskeletal arrangement. Contribute to lamellipodia formation.

Gene Wiki entry for PLEK2 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for PLEK2 Gene

Genomics for PLEK2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for PLEK2 Gene

Enhancers for PLEK2 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around PLEK2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for PLEK2 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around PLEK2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for PLEK2 Gene

67,385,659 bp from pter
67,412,200 bp from pter
26,542 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for PLEK2 Gene

Genes around PLEK2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
PLEK2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for PLEK2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for PLEK2 Gene

Proteins for PLEK2 Gene

  • Protein details for PLEK2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q96JT0

    Protein attributes for PLEK2 Gene

    353 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    39971 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for PLEK2 Gene

neXtProt entry for PLEK2 Gene

Proteomics data for PLEK2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for PLEK2 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for PLEK2 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for PLEK2 Gene

Domains & Families for PLEK2 Gene

Gene Families for PLEK2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for PLEK2 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 DEP domain.
  • Contains 1 DEP domain.
  • Contains 2 PH domains.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with PLEK2: view

Function for PLEK2 Gene

Molecular function for PLEK2 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
pleckstrin 2 mouse homolog,ubiquitously expressed
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May help orchestrate cytoskeletal arrangement. Contribute to lamellipodia formation.
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with PLEK2: view

Animal Model Products

miRNA for PLEK2 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target PLEK2

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for PLEK2 Gene

Localization for PLEK2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PLEK2 Gene

Cell projection, lamellipodium membrane; Peripheral membrane protein. Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for PLEK2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for PLEK2 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytoskeleton 5
plasma membrane 5
cytosol 3
nucleus 2
mitochondrion 1

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for PLEK2 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for PLEK2 Gene

SuperPathways for PLEK2 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for PLEK2 Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 4 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000216446 for PLEK2 Gene via STRING

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for PLEK2 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for PLEK2 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for PLEK2 Gene

(1) Additional Compounds for PLEK2 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with PLEK2: view

Transcripts for PLEK2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for PLEK2 Gene

Pleckstrin 2:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for PLEK2 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b ^ 9a · 9b
SP2: - - -
SP3: -

Relevant External Links for PLEK2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for PLEK2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for PLEK2 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for PLEK2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Adrenal Gland (x9.5), Liver (x5.5), and Colon - Transverse (x4.7).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for PLEK2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Fetal testis (34.0), Testis (22.7), and Adrenal (10.3).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for PLEK2 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for PLEK2 Gene Hs.170473

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with PLEK2: view

Protein tissue co-expression partners for PLEK2 Gene

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for PLEK2 Gene

Orthologs for PLEK2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for PLEK2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia PLEK2 35
  • 90.46 (n)
  • 94.33 (a)
PLEK2 36
  • 94 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia PLEK2 35
  • 91.76 (n)
  • 95.59 (a)
PLEK2 36
  • 96 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Plek2 35
  • 89.8 (n)
  • 95.18 (a)
Plek2 16
Plek2 36
  • 95 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia PLEK2 35
  • 99.43 (n)
  • 99.72 (a)
PLEK2 36
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Plek2 35
  • 89.24 (n)
  • 93.2 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia PLEK2 36
  • 85 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia PLEK2 36
  • 79 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves PLEK2 35
  • 73.9 (n)
  • 78 (a)
PLEK2 36
  • 76 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia PLEK2 36
  • 75 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii plek2 35
  • 60.95 (n)
  • 59.43 (a)
plek2 36
  • 58 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 27 (a)
Species with no ortholog for PLEK2:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for PLEK2 Gene

Gene Tree for PLEK2 (if available)
Gene Tree for PLEK2 (if available)

Paralogs for PLEK2 Gene

Paralogs for PLEK2 Gene

(4) SIMAP similar genes for PLEK2 Gene using alignment to 5 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with PLEK2: view

Variants for PLEK2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for PLEK2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 14 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs34300264 - 67,395,552(+) ACTCC(A/G)TGGAT reference, missense, utr-variant-5-prime
rs7401296 -- 67,395,327(+) CCCCC(A/C)AAGGG intron-variant
rs1536268 -- 67,402,677(+) TGTGA(C/T)ATTTG intron-variant
rs7492486 -- 67,406,533(+) TGGGG(A/T)CCAAG intron-variant
rs1555853 -- 67,411,667(+) AAATT(A/G)CAGAG intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for PLEK2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2751285 CNV Gain 17911159
nsv456331 CNV Gain 19166990
nsv470651 CNV Gain 18288195
nsv509539 CNV Insertion 20534489
nsv1318 CNV Insertion 18451855
nsv1319 CNV Loss 18451855
esv2661146 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv2748804 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2748805 CNV Deletion 23290073
nsv902066 CNV Gain 21882294

Variation tolerance for PLEK2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 48.6% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.02; 50.05% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Relevant External Links for PLEK2 Gene

Disorders for PLEK2 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for PLEK2 Gene - From: DISEASES

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
  • pyosalpingitis
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search PLEK2 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Relevant External Links for PLEK2

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with PLEK2: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for PLEK2 Gene

Publications for PLEK2 Gene

  1. Pleckstrin-2 selectively interacts with phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase lipid products and regulates actin organization and cell spreading. (PMID: 17658464) Hamaguchi N. … Fukui Y. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 2007) 2 3 23 67
  2. Pleckstrin homology domains and the cytoskeleton. (PMID: 11911883) Lemmon M.A. … Abrams C.S. (FEBS Lett. 2002) 2 3 23
  3. PI3K regulates pleckstrin-2 in T-cell cytoskeletal reorganization. (PMID: 17008542) Bach T.L. … Abrams C.S. (Blood 2007) 3 23
  4. Cloning, expression and chromosomal assignment of human pleckstrin 2. (PMID: 15865208) Inazu T. … Miyamoto K. (Mol. Biol. Rep. 2005) 3 23
  5. Pleckstrin 2, a widely expressed paralog of pleckstrin involved in actin rearrangement. (PMID: 10419454) Hu M.H. … Abrams C.S. (J. Biol. Chem. 1999) 3 23

Products for PLEK2 Gene

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